What's Up at DNDS

Online Social Bots and Alternative Economy

May 16, 2019

On March 22, 2019, Abdullah Alrhmoun and Teodoro Criscione presented their PhD research proposals at the Department of Network and Data Science. 

The Micro-Dynamic Nature of Team Interactions: Who’s Gonna Be in Charge?

May 8, 2019

Study of team dynamics is a quite intensively exploited area of research, which lies at the crossroads of sociology, social psychology and computational social science.

A Robust Network Design for Synchromodal Freight Transportation

April 23, 2019

Handling volume at maritime ports in the EU-28 in 2017 reached 4.0 billion tons/190.5 million 20ft containers (Eurostat, 2018). Hinterland transportation network needs to be strengthened to deal with the corresponding demand. The research objective of our first-year PhD student Rafiazka Hilman will be to explore the dynamics and robustness of multiple freight transportation modalities which are available to bring connectivity between the seaport and inland areas: road network for trucks, waterway network for barge and railway network for trains.

Quantifying and Comparing Success in Creative Careers

April 10, 2019

What makes creative people successful? Skills, luck or collaboration? In his talk, Milan Janosov shared with us the insights he gained from analyzing several massive datasets, such as IMDb and the Web of Science, covering millions of individual careers from film, music, literature, and science.

Data Stories 2019 - 6th Edition

April 5, 2019

Exhibition

Data Stories at CEU is back with its 6th edition! The exhibition opening took place on March 26, followed by the annual data visualization meetup. This year, the viewer can find out about how happy people feel in Hungary and how it compares to other European countries, about gender and ethnic disparities in 100 tech companies or the characteristics of Hungarian settlements and why they have developed that way, as well as the collaborating network of top DJs - and much more!